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Section E – Written questions lodged on 26 September 2008

Questions marked with a triangle (Δ) are initiated by the Scottish Executive in order to facilitate the provision of information to the Parliament.

Questions in which a member has indicated a declarable interest are marked with an "R".

S3W-16597 Ken Macintosh: To ask the Scottish Executive how much of the £60 million central funding for affordable housing brought forward from 2010-11, as announced by the First Minister on 19 August 2008, will be available to support housing in East Renfrewshire.

S3W-16598 Ken Macintosh: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has assessed the impact on housing association rents of reducing the average level of housing grant subsidy per house.

S3W-16599 Ken Macintosh: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it considers that the building standards that came into force in 2007 should replace the Housing for Varying Needs standard as the standard for new-build housing association properties.

S3W-16600 Dr Richard Simpson: To ask the Scottish Executive what income was received from prescription charges in 2007-08, broken down by NHS board.

S3W-16601 Hugh Henry: To ask the Scottish Executive what the projected cost of a home report was when the proposal was consulted on.

S3W-16602 Hugh Henry: To ask the Scottish Executive what the cost of a home report will be.

S3W-16603 Hugh Henry: To ask the Scottish Executive what the average cost to purchasers is of a house survey report.

S3W-16604 Hugh Henry: To ask the Scottish Executive what the costs are of the constituent parts of a home report.

S3W-16605 Hugh Henry: To ask the Scottish Executive for how long a home report will remain valid.

S3W-16606 John Farquhar Munro: To ask the Scottish Executive how many and what percentage of (a) heating oil and (b) other fuel users lived in fuel poverty in each of the last five years.

S3W-16607 John Farquhar Munro: To ask the Scottish Executive how much it has spent on tackling fuel poverty among heating oil users in each year since 1999 and how much it intends to spend before the end of 2008. 

S3W-16608 Pauline McNeill: To ask the Scottish Executive what it is doing to promote the Gaelic language.

S3W-16609 Pauline McNeill: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it has taken to promote the Gaelic language since the coming into force of the Gaelic Language (Scotland) Act 2005.

S3W-16610 Elizabeth Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive how much it would cost to retain the service industry apprenticeships that have been abolished for people aged over 20 as well as maintaining the 50% increase in apprenticeships in the construction industry.

S3W-16611 Elizabeth Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive how much it would cost to maintain service industry apprenticeships that have been abolished for people aged 16 to 19.

S3W-16612 Elaine Murray: To ask the Scottish Executive what changes there have been to the eligibility criteria for a free bus pass for people suffering from epilepsy since the free bus travel scheme for older and disabled people was introduced.

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